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Chicken in the Oven with Pineapple, Potatoes and Red Pepper

*an excellent and festive main course for a holiday or Saturday evening.


  • 10 pieces of chicken to taste (calves, thighs, wings)
  • 3 medium peeled potatoes cut into cubes
  • Medium-cut red (gamba) pepper
  • 8 canned pineapple slices (280 g filtered, without the liquid)
  • Seasoning: 1…

Banana Cake and Silane (Honey Date)

* Banana and Silan cake with a subtle, soft and delicious sweetness (no added sugar).


  • 1 large egg
  • A large ripe banana crushed to puree
  • One-third cup (80 ml) of canola oil
  • A quarter cup (60 ml) of silane (dates)
  • One-third cup (80 ml) orange juice (possible from a light dri…

Moroccan donuts


Dough for donuts:

  • 1 kg white flour
  • 1 cube or 50 grams of fresh yeast
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon thin salt
  • 800 ml lukewarm water


  • 1 1/2 liter canola oil


  • White sugar



  • In the largest bowl, mix flour and yeast together. Add…



  • 2 medium onions
  • 4-5 medium potatoes preferably red.
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Slightly freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons flour


  • Finely chop the onion. Fry slightly in oil until browned
  • Peel the potatoes and grate coarsely. Squeeze the grated dough b…

Hamantaschen / "Oznei Haman"

Depending on the location of origin, these sweet treats are meant to look like Purim villain Haman's hat, pockets, or ears. This recipe was given to Israeli emissary Lian Bar Zohar by her mother. Photo via Alex Lau for Bon Appetit.


2 ½ sticks of butter
4 tbsp powdered sugar
2 eggs